Jay Fleisher has practiced law since 1977. He is a member of the Florida Bar,(member, Charitable Organizations and Planning Committee); Washington D.C. Bar; American Bar Association, (member, Nonprofit Organizations Committee); Palm Beach County Bar Association; Planned Giving Council of Palm Beach County (former Board of Directors); and the Association of Professional Fundraisers, (associate member). He was for many years an attorney in the legal department of the Shriners Hospitals for Children, one of the largest charities in the country, first as an associate attorney and then head of the department as its Managing Attorney. During his practice at the Shriners Hospitals, Mr. Fleisher dealt with almost every legal problem a charity, or any non-profit or tax-exempt organization could encounter, including matters involving complex tax issues, charitable estate planning, corporate governance issues, and creation of the organization's first planned giving department. Mr. Fleisher relocated to Palm Beach Gardens in 2008 to open his private practice, and marry his high school sweetheart.
-Non-Profit and Charitable Organizations
-Tax Exempt Organizations
-Nonprofit Tax Law
-Charitable Organizations Law
-Charitable Trusts and Foundations
-1979, District of Columbia
-1980, U.S. Tax Court
-1984, U.S. Supreme Court
University of Florida, J.D.
-The Florida Bar (Member, Charitable Organizations and Planning Committee)
-District of Columbia Bar
-American Bar Association (Member: Nonprofit Organizations Committee; Corporate Governance Subcommittee)
-Palm Beach County Bar Association
-Planned Giving Council of Palm Beach County (former Board of Directors)
Associate and Managing Attorney, Shriners Hospitals for Children Corporate Legal Department (1980-2008). Has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell.
Bronx, New York
Lieutenant, US Navy, 1970-1975